When considering whether or not to purchase a hot tub, the question inevitably comes down to a question of cost. Certainly, the cost is going to be a part of any buying decision but when it comes to hot tubs, it should be considered more of an investment.
Hot tubs, especially those properly installed, add resell value to a home and are considered an improvement. However, even if this is not enough to help you justify any investment costs, the fact that it is a major contributor to improving the health of yourself and your family should. There is a reason why hot tubs and spas are used by the medical profession.
Promote A Healthier Life Style.
Back in the 1970’s hot tubs and spas were considered the mainstay of the freewheeling single lifestyle. By early 2000, they had morphed into a way to promote a healthy lifestyle. Of course, one could still use it for the same purpose as those in the 1970’s but spas are a great way to relieve stress, reduce the pressure on joints and bones while at the same time relaxing muscles and promoting internal healing.
Hot tubs and spas are commonly found in rehabilitation centers and are used for the very reasons listed. If fact, most modern spas are sold to people whose sole intent is to use it to help their health. Now, back to the cost. When you consider that purchasing a hot tub or spa is primarily motivated by being a health benefit as well as improving the value of your home, it now becomes worth it in comparison.
Not Hard To Maintain
One of the biggest myths or misconceptions concerning hot tubs is that they are hard to maintain. In fact, they are very easy to maintain and with modern chemicals and new techniques, they are simpler to handle than a pool.
Five Great Hot Tubs For The Cost
Best Easy-Install Portable Spa
While technically a portable spa, this model – Spa-N-A-Box Real Wood Series Spa can be used as a portable or a static and performs well in any case. It has real wood panels that are custom designed to fit and look very attractive.
The spa itself has over 100 micro jets that help melt your stress away and best of all, this spa doesn’t require special wiring as it plugs into a standard 110V outlet. This model also comes with a locking hard cover so you can help protect your spa and the total set up is fast and easy. Those who have this model love how great it looks and how comfortable this model is.
Best 4 Person Plug-and Play Spa
This easy to install spa – Home and Garden 4 Person Series Spa features a pump that only requires a 20Amp circuit and a standard 115V outlet, thus making this easy to install with no extra wiring required. This model can fit up to five or six people and the unit has fourteen powerful jets to help pound the stress away.
This spa comes with synthetic mahogany wood sides that won’t warp or bevel and help the spa look as well as feel great. People who have this model love how well it works for them and how easy it was to install.
Best Spa with Plug & Play Operation
Designed to fit up to four people, this model – Lifesmart Rock Solid Luna Series Spa has three seating positions for comfort. This model is a plug and play version designed for super fast installation and less maintenance over time.
This model has a rock-like shell that has a five-year warranty and the pump is certified for ninety days for both parts and labor. It uses standard wiring so there is not extra work involved and the model has multiple jets to help melt the stress away. Those that have purchased and use this model love how easy it is to install and how great it works for them.
Best 6-Person Spa to Buy
The Strong Spas SS14270300 Series Spa is a brand new model for the 16-17 season and as such, it has not been reviewed yet. Still, this five to six person spa features a rock-like exterior that is practically unbreakable while at the same time providing an attractive look.
This model uses 220V power connected to a fully stainless steel heater and pump system that delivers powerful jets of water to pound the stress away. It also has a lounger and a foot jet for added stress relief.
Best Hot Tubs for the Money
This Tuscany Sun and Mahogany looking space are attractive and functional. Designed to fit up to five people, this model – American Spas AM-630LM Series Spa has plenty of powerful jets to help reduce your stress level while providing plenty of healing warmth. The heater is a titanium heater that not only heats the water quickly but it energy efficient as well.
This model uses reusable filters so there is no need to constantly buy new filters and all the controls are easy to access. This model also has LED highlight to help accentuate the experience. People who have this model love how well it works for them and how quickly it heats up for their use.
Remember to regularly clean and care for your spa to both protect the spa and to prevent bacterial growth. Always use a cover when the spa is not in use.